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ChristyFest is a festival inspired by the Catherine Marshall's Christy. We're all about Southern Appalachian history, culture, literature and music.
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ChristyFest Dec 8
Part 2 of 2 about Ricky and Anne Reathiford's Pork - n - Beans store in the Old Fifteenth.
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ChristyFest Nov 24
Part One of Two--Ricky and Anne Reathiford have given so much of their time, talents, and money to re-open this store, about midway between Del Rio and Hartford....
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ChristyFest Nov 21
Are family or friends coming for Thanksgiving? If so, how about watching "The Sweetest Gift?" Fans consistently say it's one of their favorite episodes. Have a Blessed Thanksgiving, Cutter Gap style! And don't...
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ChristyFest Nov 6
Mrs. Rush Hazen's copy of "The Tennessee and Virginia Cook Book." Rush Hazen, a succesful and influential wholesale grocer in Knoxville, was the real-life model for Mr. Hazen Smith, whom Christy visited to solicit donations for Cutter Gap School.
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ChristyFest Oct 16
October 16, 1975: What a coincidence that Kellie Martin and Randal Batinkoff were born on the same date, seven years apart, about the same age difference as their historic counterparts, John...
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ChristyFest Oct 16
October 16, 1968-- Happy 50th birthday to actor Randall Batinkoff, who portrayed David Grantland on the CBS series!
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ChristyFest Sep 28
For all of you who love autumn in Tennessee, take a few minutes to watch this amazing video. Thanks, Michelle, for the link!
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ChristyFest Aug 23
These books were originally published in the mid-nineties for young readers but Christy fans of all ages will enjoy them.
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ChristyFest Aug 6
Dr. Branch treated many people in the Old Fifteenth area around the Christy mission who appreciated his medical expertise. From WNPC radio: "The public is invited to a screening of Dr....
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ChristyFest Jul 3
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ChristyFest Apr 17
The new edition of Julie by Catherine Marshall, is available for sale!
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ChristyFest Apr 10
Christy has just been released in large print by Gilead Publishing!
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ChristyFest Mar 27
Treat yourself to a new copy of Julie!
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ChristyFest Mar 14
Check out these videos of authors sharing what "Christy" has meant to them!
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ChristyFest Mar 8
Coming later this year.
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ChristyFest Feb 12
Here's a link to an interview of Nancy LeSourd's discussing the fiftieth anniversary edition of Christy. It...
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ChristyFest Feb 6
An interview with author Tamera Alexander about how "Christy" impacts her own writing.
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ChristyFest Feb 5
Announcing Christy Friends The name of ChristyFest is officially changing to Christy Friends. The Facebook page...
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ChristyFest Jan 29
An interview Christy fans will enjoy . . . .
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ChristyFest Jan 16
Congratulations to Christy!
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